screw nut

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noun

a nut threaded to receive a screw.

Nearby words

  1. screw fly,
  2. screw hook,
  3. screw jack,
  4. screw loose,
  5. screw nail,
  6. screw pile,
  7. screw pine,
  8. screw plate,
  9. screw press,
  10. screw propeller

Origin of screw nut

First recorded in 1805–15

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